Social Security Administration
While Sophia stayed at No. 1, Jacob usurped Michael as the top picked baby name for a boy in New York last year.
Next year’s raise will be small because consumer prices, as measured by the government, haven’t gone up much in the past year.
As of August, the senator says more than 19,000 seniors nationwide have reported identity thefts. That’s about 50 each day.
The names Sophia, for girls, and Ethan, for boys ranked number 2 in terms of New York City popularity for 2010.
Imagine if you were declared dead, not once, not twice but three times and lost your only source of income. An elderly Staten Island woman who is very much alive and well is living a red tape nightmare.
With no increase in Social Security, the White House said it’s pushing Congress to give seniors, veterans and the disabled a $250 bonus check. Seniors in New York say they desperately need it.
To make up for the lack of a cost of living adjustment, members of Congress are pushing for a one-time payment of $250 for seniors.
It’s one of the most striking fallouts from our nation’s bad economy: Social Security is facing a rare shortfall this year as a wave of people is opting to collect payments before their full retirement age.
An East Quogue woman is fighting a battle with the government to prove she is among the living.